Haryana supplies around 50 percent of total water Delhi require daily and any cut in supplies may result in severe water crisis in the city.

In a letter to Kejriwal yesterday, Haryana's Irrigation Minister O P Dhankar said his state will not be able to continue supply of water to Delhi as he stood against the interests of the farmers and people of Haryana.

Punjab is locked in a fierce battle with Haryana over decades-old water sharing agreement. Political parties in Punjab are opposing supply of water to Haryana through the Sutlej-Yamuna canal which has been constructed at a cost of over Rs 700 crore.

The AAP is hopeful of making a strong debut in Punjab assembly polls and its chief Kejriwal had taken Punjab's side in the water dispute between the two states.

"Engaging in politics over water is not good as people from Punjab and Haryana are also own people. Everyone should get water," Kejriwal told reporters here.

In his letter, Dhankar yesterday wrote "Seeing your stand (opposing the construction of SYL canal in Punjab) Haryana will not be able to deliver your share of water in Delhi since you have stood against the interests of the farmers and people of Haryana.''

There had been acute water shortage in Delhi since last month following the Jat agitation. The situation had worsened when the agitators had taken control of the Munak canal. The protesters were removed by security forces.

However, supply of water was hit as the agitators had damaged the canal.

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